Going to have new equipment and well-deserved pay raises. We just got you a big pay raise. First time in 10 years. We got you a big pay increase. First time in over 10 years. I fought for you. That was the hardest one to get, but you never had a chance of losing.
— President Trump, United States Naval Academy, May 25, 2018
Actual military pay raises over the last 10 years: